Participants in this year-long program learn valuable leadership skills, network with and receive mentorship from ASCO leaders, gain exposure to U.S. government research agencies, and receive first-hand advocacy experience on Capitol Hill.
Radiation oncologists stand to benefit a great deal from research presented at the Annual Meeting. To maximize the utility of sessions for these oncology professionals, the ASCO University Editorial Board developed an online course for them.
ASCO believes that increasing the size and diversity of the clinical oncology workforce is a crucial step to improving access to high-quality, effective, affordable, and compassionate cancer care for the underserved.
In an Education Session on June 3, “Oncologist Resiliency: Cultivating Wellness Skills to Combat Burnout in Oncology,” three panelists will talk about the signs and symptoms physicians need to recognize in themselves and their colleagues to prevent burnout.
Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Mary K. Gospodarowicz, MD, of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada, are the 2017 recipients of the Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award.